Lila M. Carlin, age 96, of East Bethel died September 21, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Strike Life Tributes in Isanti. A time for visiting will be held one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will be in East Bethel Cemetery.
Lila was born December 24, 1921 in Willis, Michigan to Edmond and Alice (Pearson) Cutler. In her early childhood, she was raised in Ypsilanti and during the Depression the family moved to the Chicago Area. Lila married Harold Carlin August 12, 1944 in Chicago. Shortly after they were married they moved to East Bethel and have been there ever since.
Lila died September 21, 2018 at Mercy Hospital at the age of 96 years, 8 months and 27 days. Lila is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Carlin; parents, Alice and Edmond Cutler; brother, Harvey Cutler; sisters, Nettie, Dora, Mickey, Nina Moore, Laura Moore; grandson, Shad Elgin; great-grandchildren, Jake Woodford, Elishah and Sebastian Elgin.
She is survived by her son, David (Kathy) Carlin of Coon Rapids; daughters, Teri (Johnny) Elgin of Isanti, Peggy Lazer of Pequot Lakes; 8 grandchildren, Lisa (Erik) Kimble, Tracie (Ron) Simon, Shane (Laura) Elgin, Shannon Elgin, Sarah Kano, Sam (Chantal) Elgin, Amanda Lazer, Jessica Lazer; 22 great-grandchildren, Dillon Beyers, Brock Kimble, Jeff Simon, Katie Simon, Alyssa Rashick, Madaline Simon, Lujak Elgin, Rhiannon Elgin, Johnny Elgin, Jr., P.J. Booth, Alexis Wiita, Brittany Elgin, Bailey Woodford, Savannah Fairfield, Cassandrah Kano, Samanthah Kano, Devin Melchezideck, Seth Elgin, Storm Elgin, Skylar Elgin, Phoenix Elgin, Aries Elgin; 10 great-great grandchildren, Isaiah Wiita, Lucas Combel, Sylar, Angelus, Nyssa Booth, Iggy Ward, Malaki, Deacon, Conner Anderson and Nymira Elgin; and by many other relatives and friends.